September 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors (NY Mets)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 7 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Sep 12 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 13 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 84th U.S. Men's National Championship: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 78th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Carole Caldwell Graebner (6-1, 6-0)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 17 Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999, 2000 & 2001 & his 450th HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Sep 21 Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
  • Sep 21 Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
  • Sep 26 Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
  • Sep 27 Despite 3 HRs by Johnny Callison, Phils are 14-8 losers to Braves

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 27 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Sep 27 Phillies 7th straight loses sends them into 2nd place
  • Sep 28 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 3 Ernest Givins, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 3 Glenn Joyner, Ferntree Gully VIC, Australian golfer
  • Sep 3 Toshiyuki Sakai, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Sep 4 Guy Donald Boros, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit Guaranty-3rd), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sep 4 Tomas Sandstrom, NHL forward (Anaheim, Team Sweden 1998)
  • Sep 5 Frank Farina, Australian footballer, born in Darwin, Australia
  • Sep 8 Steffan Peters, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Sep 9 Skip [Jules I] Kendall, PGA golfer (1993 Intl-8th), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Sep 9 Willie Broughton, NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • Sep 10 Karl Wilson, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Sep 10 Peter Vogler, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 10 Tim Harris, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Sep 11 Ellis Burks, Vicksburg MS, outfielder (Colorado Rockies)
  • Sep 11 Eric Thomas, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
  • Sep 11 Jean-Phil LeMoine, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Sep 12 Dieter Hecking, German footballer
  • Sep 13 Peter Remie, soccer player (NAC)
  • Sep 14 Kurt Gouveia, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 15 Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado sailor (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Sep 17 Karen Straker, horse show jumper
  • Sep 19 Bob Papa, American sportscaster
  • Sep 21 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • Sep 21 Danny Villa, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 23 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 23 Clayton Blackmore, Welsh footballer
  • Sep 24 Rafael Palmeiro, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Sep 25 Bryan Tooley, Eugene Ore, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 25 Joey Saputo, Canadian businessman and sports executive
  • Sep 26 Bobby Joe Edmonds, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Sep 26 Dave Martinez, outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Sep 26 Gerrie Slagboom, Dutch soccer player: Dordrecht '90
  • Sep 26 Robin Hood, Mishawaka IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Planters Pat Bradley)
  • Sep 28 Paul Jewell, English football manager
  • Sep 29 Brad Lohaus, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)
  • Sep 29 John Tucker, Windsor, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Sep 30 Michael McKay, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 15 Robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies